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Word: arroyo

Definition: gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater

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(October 24, 1950 – January 26, 2012),[http://www.sunstar.com.ph/manila/local-news/2012/01/26/arroyo-brother-dies-cardiac-arrest-202666] also known as Iggy Arroyo, was a Filipino politician.
After this stage, the only riders left in the top ten from the L'Aquila breakaway were Arroyo, Porte, Sastre, and Robert Kišerlovski, who all finished the Giro in the top ten.
and the drainage divide with the Arroyo de la Vega de la Tanos, which flows off the western slopes of the Ortiz Mountains.  River course.
Another daughter (or perhaps a sister) married into the royal lineage of Arroyo de Piedra.
Arroyo and Nibali rounded out the podium.
Arroyo and the Reynolds team denied that Arroyo doped and asked for a B-analysis which confirmed the positive A-sample.
Arroyo became the first winner of the Vuelta a España to be disqualified.
Arroyo is affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party (PPD) and has served as mayor since 2005.
David Arroyo from and Basso's teammate Vincenzo Nibali rounded out the podium.
Early on January 26, 2012 his brother Mike Arroyo announced that Iggy died before afternoon Philippine Standard Time (PST).
Early rocket-engine-testing began in the Arroyo Seco in 1936 and this led to the establishment of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the mouth of the Arroyo Seco by the California Institute of Technology.
From the south it receives flow off the eastside of the Ortiz Mountains from Arroyo la Joya, Arroyo Canamo, Cunningham Creek, and Arroyo Viejo.
He is the brother of former First Gentleman, Jose Miguel Arroyo.
He named the stream Arroyo Seco, for of all the canyons he had seen, this one had the least water.
He was born to Ignacio L. Arroyo, Sr. and Lourdes Tuason-Arroyo.
His adobe house was on the east ridge of the Arroyo, in present-day South Pasadena.
In 1940 the Arroyo Seco Parkway, the first freeway, was built as a parkway alongside the newly constructed flood channel in the Los Angeles portion of the Arroyo.
In 1982 signed a young Pedro Delgado who acted as a domestique for team leader Ángel Arroyo during the 1982 Vuelta a España. Arroyo won the Vuelta after his team controlled the race after he took the lead.
In fact the name of the second segment of the Greenvile Fault (starting from north to south) is the Arroyo Mocho Segment.
In his next fight Holt knocked out Lenin Arroyo in one round and followed that up with a knockout of former lightweight champion Julio Diaz in three.
In September 2004, Soriano met with Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at Malacanang, who he had met before during Arroyo's state visit in May 2003, after being invited by General Narciso Abaya, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
It was later signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on March 6.
Ivan Basso won the stage and greatly reduced his deficit to Arroyo, though the Spaniard still held the pink jersey after this stage.
José Luis Arroyo (born 25 June 1987 in Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican footballer.
Luis Arroyo Chiques is a Puerto Rican politician and the current mayor of Aguas Buenas.
NEPA shares the aspiration for national industrialization, which has been completely forgotten by the presidency of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
Rancho Arroyo del Rodeo was granted by Gov. Figuero The Daubenbiss house is on the rise coming out of Soquel Village.
Raymond Hill/Arroyo Del Mar, Pasadena, California
She, along with fellow Senators Joker Arroyo and Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., were the only three persons to vote to acquit the chief magistrate.
The Arroyo administration has been negotiating intermittently with delegates of NPA in European countries.
The Arroyo Bluet ("Enallagma praevarum") is a damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae, native to the western United States, south to southern Mexico.
The Arroyo Mocho Segment is generally considered to be more well developed and not as youthful as traces delineating the Marsh Creek-Greenville Segment, for example.
The Arroyo Seco Corridor Management Plan was completed for the "Arroyo Seco Parkway" in 2004.
The Arroyo Seco Parkway, or Pasadena Freeway, runs parallel to the channelized Arroyo Seco from South Pasadena to the Los Angeles River.
The Arroyo Seco region can be considered by historical accounts as the birthplace of Pasadena.
The Burton Trail descends from this road to the upper stretches of the Arroyo near Oakwilde Campground.
The following is a list of Forest Service facilities in the Upper Arroyo, from south to north: Millard Canyon, located near the mouth of the Arroyo, is a delightful canyon with an impressive waterfall.
The lower Arroyo Seco was served by the Los Angeles Railway "Yellow Car" lines.
The Macapagal-Arroyo administration also made the same prediction using the label "Strong Republic".
The most prominent transactions Krivsky made were the acquisition of Boston right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo for outfielder Wily Mo Peña. Arroyo made the All-Star team his first year in Cincinnati.
The mountainous part of the Arroyo Seco is located within the Angeles National Forest. Angeles Crest Highway skirts the western edge of the Arroyo Seco Canyon.
The northern part of the district is sometimes referred to as Arroyo Del Mar.
The reputation of Arroyo Seco floods led the Spanish to site the original Pueblo de Los Angeles away from the confluence of the Arroyo Seco and the Los Angeles River.
The route did not succeed, and the right-of-way later became the route for the Arroyo Seco Parkway, an automobile freeway opened in 1940.
There has been a series of studies conducted to assess and improve the management of the Arroyo Seco Watershed.
They crossed the Mortirolo more than two minutes ahead of Arroyo, which was nearly enough time to make Basso the virtual race leader.
This is a cabin next to an arroyo among gardens and mango orchards.
This was confirmed by his brother and his chief of staff who received the message from love ones of Iggy Arroyo from London.
To the west the presence of the arroyo of the Pozo has prevented further urban expansion.
Two days later, Arroyo took the jersey, and kept it for five days.

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